Jul 02, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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FILM 339 - Contemporary Southeast Asian Cinemas


1 unit(s)
(Same as ASIA 339 ) This survey course is designed to introduce students to the dynamic and diverse film texts emerging from and about Southeast Asia. It examines how these texts imagine and image Southeast Asia and/or particular nations within the region. More specifically, the course focuses on the themes of urban spaces and memory/trauma as they operate within texts about Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Timor-Leste. The course reading material is designed to provide (1) theoretical insights, (2) general socio-cultural and/or political overviews, and (3) more specific analyses of film texts and/or filmmakers. Sophia Harvey.

Prerequisite(s): FILM 175  or FILM 209  and permission of the instructor.

One 2-hour period plus outside screenings.

Not offered in 2020/21.



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